90 Day Fiance is all about getting married but for lots of the couples, it’s a crazy ride to the altar. It all starts with a proposal, of course. Here’s a look back at some of the memorable and creative proposals that went down over the TLC hit’s many seasons. From Tarik Myer’s rap to Colt Johnson’s dizzying heights, these proposals take the wedding cake.
Tarik Myers Lays Down a Sick Beat To Propose to Hazel Cagalitan
90 Day Fiance fans got a kick out of Tarik Myers proposing on a beach in the Philippines. Aspiring rapper Tarik had a hot pink speaker in tow when he proposed to Hazel Cagalitan. Tarik Myers wrote a song for Hazel and blared it on the beach.
Then, he asked for her hand. The song was Far Round The Way Girl. Hazel Cagalitan didn’t seem too impressed. But Hazel later told producers she was surprised and liked Tarik’s song.
Tarik took a knee in the sand on 90 Day Fiance to ask Hazel to marry him – after playing her the tune. It seemed an eternity before Hazel answered. Hazel asked, “are you sure” before finally saying yes to Tarik. It’s not clear if Tarik Myers officially tied the knot yet with Hazel Cagalitan.
However, Tarik was spotted in the United States with Hazel, filming for TLC, as Soap Dirt reported in August. So it seems Tarik Myers’ beachside tune didn’t hurt his chances with Hazel Cagalitan on 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days.
Colt Johnson Takes His Proposal To Dizzying Heights
90 Day Fiance mainstay Colt Johnson famously took Brazilian girlfriend Larissa Dos Santos Lima to the highest point in Las Vegas to propose — even though she is afraid of heights. Colt planned a romantic proposal over dinner at the top of the Stratosphere.
The dizzying views freaked out Larissa, but she did say yes. The couple followed up the proposal with a wedding in Sin City. But as we know, the honeymoon was short-lived for the doomed couple. Arrests and chaos followed, documented by 90 Day Fiance cameras. And Larissa and Colt’s mom Debbie Johnson never got along.
Colt and Larissa divorced, and both moved on with other people. Both returned for season 11 of 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After. Larissa was fired from TLC after getting several plastic surgeries and doing “modeling” on a site of which the network didn’t approve.
Paul’s Proposal Lost In Translation on 90 Day Fiance
Paul Staehle and Karine Martins are long-time 90 Day Fiance staples. When Paul wanted to propose in Brazil, he took Karine to a beach resort. He went looking for the perfect spot on the beach. He found a chain in the sand that was kind of in a heart shape. So he decided that was a sign.
Paul and Karine are famous for having trouble communicating. They rely on a translator device, especially at this point. So, Paul decides to write with a stick in English – “will you marry me.” Of course, Karine can’t read it, so Paul tells her to look it up on the translator.
The translator is stalling, so Paul gets down on one knee. Finally, the phone translates, and Paul tells her she “looks in shock.” Karine responds that she doesn’t know what to say. She says no but changes it to yes. The couple is still married and may be expecting another child despite loads of 90 Day Fiance drama.
Angela Deem Does It Her Way And Proposes To Michael Ilesanmi
Larger than life 90 Day Fiance fan-favorite Angela Deem is very extra. So fans weren’t that surprised when she turned the tables and proposed to Michael Ilesanmi in Nigeria. It was her first trip, and the couple was working out some trust issues after Michael admitted to getting a BJ from a local woman.
But Angela is willing to forgive and move forward with Michael. So she plans a surprise. After dinner on her last night in Nigeria on 90 Day Fiance, Angela pulls a small American flag out of her bra. Not unusual since Angela’s famous for carrying all her stuff in there, including her smokes and her phone.
She hands the flag to Michael, and inside is a ring, Michael cries as she puts a ring on it. She explains they’re engaged now and he can’t “f*ck it up.” Nothing says romance like a profanity-feuled threat. Michael proposes later on, too, and the two married in Nigeria on the recent season of 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After.
David’s Awkward 90 Day Fiance Airport Proposal
David Murphey was on his fifth trip to Ukraine to meet his girlfriend, Lana. The pair had been communicating via a website for 7 long years. But every time David traveled from his home in Las Vegas to meet her, Lana never showed. She blamed everything from her nephew’s hockey games to last-minute surgeries.
But David wasn’t giving up on the elusive Lana. 90 Day Fiance fans were floored when she finally appeared. Things remained pretty icy during the visit. Making matters worse was a language barrier for the 90 Day Fiance duo. David presented Lana with a new phone to encourage her to speak with him off the website.
Lana refused an offer to spend time with David at his hotel on 90 Day Fiance. And didn’t spend his last day with him. However, she did agree to accompany him to the airport. After an awkward goodbye, David walked away. But then turned around and proposed to Lana. She said yes, but they aren’t together now.
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